Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 327 298
Rank change year-on-year +36 -29 +84
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 1982 1861 2300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 0.98% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.09% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1516 1866
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.00%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 1907 £60,000 - 146
London +28 1166 £65,000 +4.00% 61
UK excluding London -6 760 £52,500 - 96
South East +4 334 £55,000 - 23
North of England +19 158 £45,000 +2.86% 30
East of England +13 93 £57,500 -4.17% 13
North West -20 89 £45,000 +20.00% 21
Midlands +1 80 £50,000 -9.09% 9
South West -11 65 £50,000 +9.29% 11
Yorkshire +35 57 £45,000 -14.29% 9
West Midlands -31 54 £51,250 -6.82% 8
Scotland -24 21 £40,750 -20.87% 7
East Midlands +35 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Wales +17 11 £47,500 +18.75% 3
North East - 6 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland -26 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 763 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 662 (33.40%) Finance
3 486 (24.52%) Degree
4 465 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
5 457 (23.06%) Marketing
6 316 (15.94%) User Experience
7 305 (15.39%) Banking
8 303 (15.29%) Scrum
9 288 (14.53%) Java
10 273 (13.77%) Computer Science
11 272 (13.72%) Project Management
12 271 (13.67%) SQL
13 245 (12.36%) JavaScript
14 239 (12.06%) Asset Management
15 238 (12.01%) Analytics
16 234 (11.81%) QA
17 217 (10.95%) Wealth Management
18 206 (10.39%) Investment Banking
19 201 (10.14%) SaaS
20 199 (10.04%) Retail Banking
21 193 (9.74%) Computer Science Degree
22 191 (9.64%) Mentoring
23 184 (9.28%) SDLC
24 178 (8.98%) Software Engineering
25 175 (8.83%) HTML
26 173 (8.73%) SQL Server
27 166 (8.38%) E-Commerce
28 160 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
29 153 (7.72%) Retail
29 153 (7.72%) Business Analysis

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 103 (5.20%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (1.61%) CMS
3 26 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 18 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 17 (0.86%) Apache
6 16 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 14 (0.71%) JBoss
7 14 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.61%) Confluence
9 11 (0.55%) Drupal
10 9 (0.45%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.45%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (0.40%) IIS
12 7 (0.35%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.25%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.25%) Liferay
13 5 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 54 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.55%) InVision
6 10 (0.50%) S-PLUS
7 9 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.25%) InDesign
8 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.25%) UXPin
9 4 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.20%) Avid Media Composer
10 3 (0.15%) CPLEX
10 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.10%) Revit
11 2 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (0.15%) Magento
4 3 (0.15%) Odoo
4 3 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.050%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.050%) Postilion
6 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.050%) Shopify
6 1 (0.050%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.050%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.050%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 201 (10.14%) SaaS
2 139 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
3 102 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 42 (2.12%) PaaS
6 36 (1.82%) Amazon S3
7 35 (1.77%) Serverless
8 21 (1.06%) IaaS
9 19 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.96%) Office 365
10 18 (0.91%) Google Analytics
11 13 (0.66%) npm
12 9 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.35%) GitHub
13 7 (0.35%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.25%) Google Play
14 5 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.32%) Internet
2 30 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 24 (1.21%) HTTP
4 21 (1.06%) Firewall
5 19 (0.96%) Ethernet
5 19 (0.96%) VPN
6 18 (0.91%) Broadband
7 15 (0.76%) LAN
7 15 (0.76%) SSL
8 14 (0.71%) LDAP
8 14 (0.71%) WAN
9 12 (0.61%) MPLS
9 12 (0.61%) VoIP
10 11 (0.55%) Wireless
11 9 (0.45%) VoLTE
12 8 (0.40%) DNS
12 8 (0.40%) Intranet
12 8 (0.40%) Multicast
12 8 (0.40%) SAN
12 8 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.29%) Big Data
3 73 (3.68%) MySQL
4 54 (2.72%) NoSQL
5 41 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 29 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 29 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
8 20 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 18 (0.91%) MongoDB
10 17 (0.86%) QlikView
11 14 (0.71%) Hadoop
12 13 (0.66%) Blockchain
13 12 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (0.61%) DataStage
13 12 (0.61%) LucidDB
14 11 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 73 (3.68%) JIRA
2 64 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 44 (2.22%) Maven
4 39 (1.97%) Selenium
5 29 (1.46%) Jenkins
5 29 (1.46%) TeamCity
6 27 (1.36%) Cucumber
7 23 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (1.16%) WebDriver
8 18 (0.91%) Bitbucket
8 18 (0.91%) gulp
8 18 (0.91%) jMock
9 16 (0.81%) NUnit
10 14 (0.71%) JUnit
10 14 (0.71%) Visual Studio
11 12 (0.61%) SpecFlow
11 12 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
12 11 (0.55%) Subversion
13 10 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 662 (33.40%) Finance
2 457 (23.06%) Marketing
3 305 (15.39%) Banking
4 206 (10.39%) Investment Banking
5 199 (10.04%) Retail Banking
6 153 (7.72%) Retail
7 127 (6.41%) Telecoms
8 78 (3.94%) Games
9 71 (3.58%) Legal
10 44 (2.22%) Manufacturing
11 38 (1.92%) Electronics
12 35 (1.77%) Back Office
13 28 (1.41%) Financial Institution
14 21 (1.06%) Advertising
14 21 (1.06%) German Language
15 20 (1.01%) Billing
15 20 (1.01%) Publishing
16 18 (0.91%) French Language
17 16 (0.81%) Automotive
18 14 (0.71%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 622 (31.38%) Product Manager
2 199 (10.04%) Developer
3 180 (9.08%) Analyst
4 133 (6.71%) Business Analyst
5 131 (6.61%) Senior Manager
6 111 (5.60%) Product Owner
7 108 (5.45%) Consultant
8 106 (5.35%) Senior Product Manager
9 74 (3.73%) Service Manager
10 70 (3.53%) Digital Product Manager
10 70 (3.53%) Software Developer
11 64 (3.23%) IT Manager
12 59 (2.98%) Senior Developer
13 58 (2.93%) Architect
14 57 (2.88%) Desktop Engineer
14 57 (2.88%) Desktop Support
15 55 (2.77%) Software Engineer
16 49 (2.47%) Technical Manager
17 48 (2.42%) Java Developer
18 45 (2.27%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (8.83%) HTML
2 143 (7.21%) .NET
3 110 (5.55%) Web Services
4 99 (4.99%) CSS
5 81 (4.09%) XML
6 70 (3.53%) Spring
7 68 (3.43%) Node.js
8 67 (3.38%) jQuery
9 60 (3.03%) RESTful
10 58 (2.93%) HTML5
11 56 (2.83%) AngularJS
12 48 (2.42%) .NET Framework
13 47 (2.37%) ASP.NET
14 46 (2.32%) REST
15 36 (1.82%) JSON
16 32 (1.61%) .NET Core
16 32 (1.61%) Lambda Expressions
17 31 (1.56%) Aurelia
17 31 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
18 29 (1.46%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 465 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
2 316 (15.94%) User Experience
3 273 (13.77%) Computer Science
4 97 (4.89%) Management Information System
5 90 (4.54%) Enterprise Software
6 69 (3.48%) Mobile App
7 65 (3.28%) Fintech
8 42 (2.12%) Virtual Team
9 29 (1.46%) Algorithms
9 29 (1.46%) Data Structures
10 27 (1.36%) Social Media
11 26 (1.31%) Data Centre
11 26 (1.31%) Public Cloud
12 22 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
13 17 (0.86%) Equities
14 14 (0.71%) Blog
14 14 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
14 14 (0.71%) iPad
15 13 (0.66%) Hedge funds
16 12 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 146 (7.37%) Windows
2 102 (5.15%) Linux
3 68 (3.43%) Unix
4 64 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 30 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.46%) Android
7 22 (1.11%) Solaris
8 8 (0.40%) AIX
9 7 (0.35%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.25%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.10%) Debian
13 2 (0.10%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 763 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (15.29%) Scrum
3 272 (13.72%) Project Management
4 239 (12.06%) Asset Management
5 238 (12.01%) Analytics
6 217 (10.95%) Wealth Management
7 191 (9.64%) Mentoring
8 184 (9.28%) SDLC
9 178 (8.98%) Software Engineering
10 166 (8.38%) E-Commerce
11 160 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 153 (7.72%) Business Analysis
13 142 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
14 132 (6.66%) User Stories
15 129 (6.51%) Test Automation
15 129 (6.51%) Unit Testing
16 127 (6.41%) Presales
17 118 (5.95%) Line Management
17 118 (5.95%) Validation
18 116 (5.85%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 288 (14.53%) Java
2 271 (13.67%) SQL
3 245 (12.36%) JavaScript
4 125 (6.31%) C#
5 95 (4.79%) Python
6 76 (3.83%) Shell Script
7 63 (3.18%) C++
8 58 (2.93%) PowerShell
9 39 (1.97%) C
10 35 (1.77%) PHP
11 31 (1.56%) ES6
12 23 (1.16%) R
13 20 (1.01%) Perl
13 20 (1.01%) Scala
13 20 (1.01%) VB.NET
14 18 (0.91%) Ruby
15 16 (0.81%) TypeScript
16 13 (0.66%) MATLAB
17 12 (0.61%) Bash Shell
17 12 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 486 (24.52%) Degree
2 193 (9.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (2.32%) CISSP
4 45 (2.27%) CBAP
4 45 (2.27%) CISM
5 38 (1.92%) MBA
6 28 (1.41%) Master's Degree
7 18 (0.91%) ISEB
8 14 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 13 (0.66%) PMP
10 12 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.61%) Security Cleared
11 11 (0.55%) MCSE
12 9 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.30%) CCNA
13 6 (0.30%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
15 4 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (11.81%) QA
2 53 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 36 (1.82%) SLA
4 12 (0.61%) EMIR
5 11 (0.55%) PSD2
6 9 (0.45%) COBIT
6 9 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.40%) PMO
8 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.35%) MiFID
9 5 (0.25%) GAMP
10 4 (0.20%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.15%) Basel II
11 3 (0.15%) Basel III
11 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.15%) GDPR
11 3 (0.15%) SEPA
12 1 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.050%) NIST 800
System Software
1 52 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (2.12%) Virtual Desktop
3 39 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.36%) Active Directory
5 25 (1.26%) Docker
6 11 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.20%) XenApp
8 3 (0.15%) SRDF
9 2 (0.10%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.050%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.050%) KVM
10 1 (0.050%) LXC
10 1 (0.050%) NFS
10 1 (0.050%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.050%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 32 (1.61%) Terraform
2 29 (1.46%) Kibana
2 29 (1.46%) logstash
2 29 (1.46%) Packer
3 16 (0.81%) Puppet
4 13 (0.66%) Ansible
5 11 (0.55%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.25%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.20%) Rancher
9 3 (0.15%) Netcool
9 3 (0.15%) SCCM
9 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.10%) Graphite
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.10%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.10%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.10%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.10%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 147 (7.42%) Microsoft
2 107 (5.40%) Oracle
3 85 (4.29%) Google
4 60 (3.03%) Splunk
4 60 (3.03%) VMware
5 58 (2.93%) SAP
6 52 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
7 45 (2.27%) Citrix
8 28 (1.41%) Adobe
9 27 (1.36%) Tableau
10 21 (1.06%) Red Hat
11 19 (0.96%) Intel
12 17 (0.86%) Cisco
13 15 (0.76%) Jaspersoft
14 14 (0.71%) Informatica
15 13 (0.66%) IBM
16 12 (0.61%) Cognos
16 12 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
16 12 (0.61%) TIBCO
16 12 (0.61%) Vertica